Search Tag: epinephrine

ICU Management

#ISICEM19: Adrenaline is here to stay

2019 25 Mar

At the 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine in Brussels, Belgium, Professor Jerry Nolan discussed the role of adrenaline. He highlighted that there are many observational studies out there that suggested that the use of adrenaline [epinephrine], while it increased the return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC),... Read more

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Highlights from the I-I-I Blog

2018 16 Oct

(I expert, I question, I answer)  Have you got something to say? Visit  https://healthmanagement.org/c/icu/list/blog  or contact [email protected] Jean Baptiste Lascarrou Medical Intensive Care Unit, Nantes University Hospital, France @jblascarrou Epinephrine for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest “Epinephrine... Read more

ICU Management

2018 27 Aug

Insights from the PARAMEDIC2 trial and future improvements Perkins et al. have advanced the long-awaited PARAMEDIC2 trial (Perkins et al. 2018). They deserve to be congratulated for such a well-interpreted and well-designed contribution. The study’s two main outcomes are as follows: the Epinephrine group had a significantly improved inpatient survival... Read more

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PARAMEDIC2: Is epinephrine a safe and effective treatment for cardiac arrest?

2018 24 Jul

In addition to early initiation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), treatment strategies for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have included the use of various drugs, but there is limited evidence that such medications are effective. Results of the  clinical trial (Pre-hospital Assessment of the Role of Adrenaline: Measuring the Effectiveness of Drug... Read more